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Re: Problems with specific routing policies for each exchange point
- From: Danny McPherson
- Date: Fri Oct 31 13:01:02 1997
> I was not questioning the function, only the requirement. It seems
> that if the problem exist between NAPNET and GENUITY, it might exist
> elsewhere and changing to the specific ASes would be a simple fix.
> Are there cases where an AS macro would be really beneficial in the
> inet-rtr.rs-(in|out) statements?
Well, assuming you use as-macros as they were intended (to simply objects) ..
it shouldn't be a problem. The code is obviously broken and Jake is fixing
it. I assume that we could create another 2 macros listing every AS
individually, but then that'd be more changes that'd we'd have to make every
time we pick-up or drop an AS.
I've removed AS-NAPNET from the AS-GENUITY macro until the problem is
> Frankly, it's paranoia that causes me to only put specific ASes in the
> statements. While I'm willing to let an ISP tell me what ASes they are
> carrying, I want to know exactly with whom I'm exchanging routes.
> I always thought of Randy as the conservative type, but maybe not as
> much as I.
> R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
> Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
> Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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